Celebrate Caribbean Carnival with CUPE

Caribbean Carnival is on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Toronto.

The Racial Justice Committee of CUPE Ontario is hard at work preparing for the 226th celebration of the passing of the 1793 Act Against Slavery. CUPE members are hard at work against the continuing obstacles to equity and equality, particularly the precarious employment situation for racialized workers.

Join other CUPE members through CUPE Ontario at various dates set out below at the MAS CAMP open houses for measurements and fittings.

Carnival Mas Camp Theme – “Islands in D’ Sun”
29 Commercial Road, Toronto (Eglinton and Laird)

Measurement and fitting dates at the Mas Camp:

Sunday, June 19 5:00pm
Wednesday June 22 5pm to 9pm, Friday June 24th 6pm to 9pm
Saturday June 25th 1pm to 7pm, Sunday June 26th 1pm to 7pm,
Wednesday June 29th 5pm to 9pm, Friday July 1st 1pm to 4pm
Saturday July 2nd 1pm to 7pm
Sunday July 3rd 1pm to 7pm THIS IS THE FINAL FITTING DAY

CUPE will cover costume and refreshment costs for CUPE members.
A Limited number are available!!

Read more about the history of Emancipation Day here and the current work against racism and inequality here.

Updates from CUPE Ontario Convention 2016

Check out the newsletters from the recent CUPE convention, which took place here in Toronto. CUPE 3907 sent 5 representatives who participated in the Ontario University Workers Coordinating Committee Meeting and the Global Justice Committee panel discussion. Thanks to our delegates for their hard work!